CHLOROBREX Suspension 60ml

Bacterial Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION contains Chloramphenicol which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of bacterial meningitis, typhoid fever, rickettsial infections, septicaemia, eye infections, bacterial infections of the outer ear, cystic fibrosis, and other conditions.

Your doctor might conduct blood tests during treatment with CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION. It is not recommended for use if you have bone marrow depression and blood dyscrasias.

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with liver or kidney diseases, anaemia, bleeding, or other blood problems. Contact your doctor before taking.

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnancy, particularly in the last trimester. Contact your doctor before taking. CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in nursing mothers as it may pass through breast milk. Contact your doctor before taking.

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION should be used with caution in children under 2 years of age. Contact your doctor before taking.

The most common side effects of taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION are stomach upset, diarrhoea, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION

It is used to treat:

  • bacterial meningitis
  • typhoid fever
  • rickettsial infections
  • septicaemia
  • eye infections
  • bacterial infections of the outer ear, cystic fibrosis

HOW CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION WORKS

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION works by binding to the bacterial ribosome and inhibiting protein synthesis, thereby stopping the bacterial growth and treats bacterial infection effectively.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION depending upon your age, body weight and disease severity.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • stomach upset
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting

UNCOMMON

  • pale skin
  • sore throat and fever
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual tiredness or weakness

RARE

  • confusion, delirium, or headache
  • eye pain, blurred or complete loss of vision
  • numbness, burning pain, tingling, or weakness in the hands or feet
  • skin rash, fever, or breathing difficulty

Stop taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • bloated stomach
  • drowsiness
  • gray skin colour
  • lower body temperature
  • uneven breathing

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Take rest. Have good amount of sleep. Do have a balanced diet and at regular intervals. Add more fluids to your diet. Drink plenty of water to replenish water stores. Contact your doctor if the headache does not improve.

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Do not take any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea and contact your doctor if diarrhoea worsen.

Nausea and Vomiting:

Take the medicine, with or just after a meal. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy food. Contact your doctor if nausea worsen.

Stomach upset:

Try to rest and relax. Eat small meals but take frequently. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. Contact your doctor if the stomach upset did not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnancy, particularly in the last trimester. Contact your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in nursing mothers as it may pass through breast milk. Contact your doctor before taking.

KIDNEY

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Contact your doctor before taking.

LIVER

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. Contact your doctor before taking.

ALLERGY

Do not take CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION if you are allergic to Chloramphenicol or any other constituents of this medicine.

OTHERS

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is not recommended for use if you have:

  • bone marrow depression
  • blood dyscrasias (aplastic anaemia, hypoplastic anaemia, thrombocytopenia and granulocytopenia)

Before taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION tell your doctor if you have:

  • blood problems

Use in pediatrics:

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION should be used with caution in children under 2 years of age. Contact your doctor before taking.

Use in geriatrics:

There is no proper evidence for use of CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION in elderly patients above 65 years of age. Contact your doctor before taking.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor before taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION if you are taking any of these medicines:

  • ceftazidime (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • chlorpropamide, tolbutamide (used to treat diabetes)
  • cyanocobalamin (used to treat anaemia and neuropathy)
  • cyclosporine, tacrolimus (medicines used to prevent rejection of organ transplantation)
  • warfarin, dicumarol (medicine used to treat blood clots)
  • phenytoin, fosphenytoin, phenobarbitone (medicines used to treat fits)
  • rifampin, rifapentine (medicines used to treat tuberculosis)
  • tetanus toxoid (used to prevent tetanus)
  • cholera vaccine (vaccine used to prevent cholera)
  • citalopram (used to treat depression)
  • voriconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • iron and folic acid (medicines used to treat anaemia)
  • cyclophosphamide (used to treat cancer)
  • oral contraceptives (medicines for preventing pregnancy)
  • paracetamol (used to treat fever and pain)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Chloramphenicol
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections   
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Drops, Eye Drops, Eye Ointment, Injection, Syrup, Suspension, Caplet, Aplicap, Caps

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION out of sight and reach of children
  • Store CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION

What oral care should I take while using CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION?

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION may cause blood problems resulting in increased chances of infection, slow healing, and bleeding of the gums. Hence, it is better to be careful while using toothbrushes, dental floss, and toothpicks. In any case if you need to go for a dental surgery, get it done either before starting treatment with this medicine or delay it till you have got a normal blood count.

What are the precautions to be taken before using CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION?

Before taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION tell your doctor if you have anaemia, bleeding, or other blood problems, liver or kidney problems.

What is the use of CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION?

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is used for the treatment of bacterial meningitis, typhoid fever rickettsial infections, septicaemia, eye infections, bacterial infections of the outer ear, cystic fibrosis and other conditions.

How CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION works in the body?

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION works by binding to the bacterial ribosome and inhibiting protein synthesis, thereby stopping the bacterial growth and treats bacterial infection effectively.

What are the side effects of taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION?

The most common side effects of taking CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION are stomach upset, diarrhoea, headache, nausea and vomiting. Contact your doctor if any of the side effects bothers you.

Is CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION safe in pregnancy?

CHLOROBREX SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnancy, particularly in the last trimester. Contact your doctor before taking.

REFERENCES

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Blood sugar levels

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CHLOROBREX Suspension 60ml

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